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#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time
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'You only get one shot at this' - Doyle ready for the big stage after biding her time

Dec 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 40,058 Views 10 Comments

Canadian-based swimmer Fiona Doyle was the first Irish athlete to qualify for Rio 2016.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 11 December, 2015

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one
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New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one

Dec 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 37,538 Views 72 Comments

Unfortunately it’s not this one.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 12 October, 2015

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final
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Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

Oct 12th 2015, 9:35 PM 7,430 Views 6 Comments

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 21 June, 2015

It couldn't be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix
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# In Contention

It couldn't be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix

Jun 21st 2015, 8:55 AM 10,406 Views 8 Comments

The Irishman charged into contention on moving day at Chambers Bay.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals
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Irish referee hoping to inspire more females with appearance at World Cup finals

Apr 18th 2015, 11:05 PM 5,061 Views 1 Comment

Michelle O’Neill will represent the country at this summer’s tournament in Canada.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup
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Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup

Mar 31st 2015, 9:29 PM 6,705 Views 4 Comments

The Wexford official has been chosen for this summer’s finals in Canada.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 8 March, 2015

'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland'
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'I surprised myself but it's a great feeling to pass out those guys and win a medal for Ireland'

Mar 8th 2015, 8:01 PM 4,383 Views 11 Comments

It was another memorable day for Irish athletics in Prague.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 7 March, 2015

An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors
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An Irish athlete chose the best time possible to run a personal best at the European Indoors

Mar 7th 2015, 12:57 PM 7,172 Views 4 Comments

John Travers is in with a medal chance in Prague.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)
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IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

Jan 20th 2015, 2:28 PM 11,267 Views 40 Comments

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 December, 2014

Twitter congratulates Stephanie Roche on making the Puskas Award final
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# Social Media

Twitter congratulates Stephanie Roche on making the Puskas Award final

Dec 1st 2014, 6:46 PM 8,165 Views 13 Comments

Dara Ó Briain was among hundreds of well-wishers after today’s news.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

'I just hope people vote' - Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory
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'I just hope people vote' - Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory

Nov 19th 2014, 6:01 PM 16,824 Views 42 Comments

We spoke to the Ireland striker hoping to follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Ireland's Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa's goal of the year prize
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Ireland's Stephanie Roche nominated for Fifa's goal of the year prize

Nov 12th 2014, 5:01 PM 27,291 Views 22 Comments

The Dubliner’s name is among the likes of Robin van Persie, Diego Costa and James Rodriguez on the shortlist for the Puskas Award.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Here's the letter a pro-LGBT mayor wrote to right-wing activists targeting her city
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Here's the letter a pro-LGBT mayor wrote to right-wing activists targeting her city

Jul 17th 2014, 1:50 PM 3,014 Views 3 Comments

Strong stuff.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out
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Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out

Jun 15th 2014, 7:34 PM 8,738 Views 8 Comments

Keeping with the narrative of the tournament so far, Josip Drmic was incorrectly judged to have been offside.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 25 April, 2014

In pictures: Munster players and fans make their presence felt in Marseilles
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In pictures: Munster players and fans make their presence felt in Marseilles

Apr 25th 2014, 9:02 PM 9,683 Views 15 Comments

7,000 fans from the southern province are turning the port town red as we speak.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 30 August, 2013

Silver and bronze for Ireland at Para-cycling World Championships
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Silver and bronze for Ireland at Para-cycling World Championships

Aug 30th 2013, 8:25 PM 3,455 Views 10 Comments

There was joy for Mark Rohan and Colin Lynch in Canada today.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 1 July, 2013

12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia
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# Lions 2013

12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia

Jul 1st 2013, 9:00 PM 23,191 Views 18 Comments

Rugby fans from the Emerald Isle are doing the country proud Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 6 April, 2013

'I feel like Stone Cold Steve Austin' - McGregor believes it's only the beginning
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'I feel like Stone Cold Steve Austin' - McGregor believes it's only the beginning

Apr 6th 2013, 6:37 PM 3,743 Views 5 Comments

After stealing the show in Sweden, the Irish MMA fighter is hungry to make a name for himself at the top.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Purple marks the safe spot: Senator calls for introduction of flag system
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Purple marks the safe spot: Senator calls for introduction of flag system

Oct 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 9,537 Views 27 Comments

Modelled on a UK system, Ivana Bacik believes safety in town and city centres can be improved.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 16 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Dan Martin
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London 2012: Introducing... Dan Martin

Jul 16th 2012, 7:25 PM 3,263 Views 3 Comments

The Tour de France competitor is part of Ireland’s three-man road race team.